Renault, Mary The Bull from the Sea

ISBN 13: 9781412811941

The Bull from the Sea

4.1 avg rating
( 3,012 ratings by Goodreads )
9781412811941: The Bull from the Sea
View all copies of this ISBN edition:

The Bull from the Sea is the story of Theseus, King of Athens, but also Mary Renault's brilliant historical reconstruction of ancient Greek politics. Throughout his reign, Theseus is torn between his genius for kingship and his truant craving for adventure. As Theseus for a dynastic marriage with Phaedra, Pirithoos, the pirate prince, lures him off to explore the unknown Euxine, where he meets and captures the young warrior priestess Hippolyta. She is the love of his life, and that love is the crux of his fate. The bull of Marathon, the battle of the Lapiths and Kentaurs, and the moon-goddess cult of Pontos are merely a portion of the legendary material that Renault weaves into the fabric of great historical fiction. Whether or not these myths have their far-distant origin in actual events, the author's imagination and scholarship have invested them with immediate amd magical reality.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

From the Inside Flap:

In this sequel to The King Must Die Theseus defies the Gods' and claims the throne of Athens a move that culminates in the terrible, fateful destruction of the house of Minos -- the Minotaur.

About the Author:

Mary Renault is a contributor for the following Houghton Mifflin Company Title: The Charioteer

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Other Popular Editions of the Same Title

9780375726804: The Bull from the Sea

Featured Edition

ISBN 10:  0375726802 ISBN 13:  9780375726804
Publisher: Vintage, 2001

9780394715049: The Bull from the Sea

Vintag..., 1975

9780099463535: Bull from the Sea

ARROW ..., 2004

9780765807830: The Bull from the Sea (Transaction Large Print Books)

Transa..., 2002

9781850891239: The Bull from the Sea (Isis Large Print Fiction)

Isis L..., 1987

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace


Published by Routledge
ISBN 10: 1412811945 ISBN 13: 9781412811941
New Softcover Quantity Available: 1

Book Description Routledge. Condition: BRAND NEW. BRAND NEW Softcover A Brand New Quality Book from a Full-Time Veteran Owned Bookshop in business since 1992!. Seller Inventory # 3420355

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 47.90
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds